October 17, 2008- Just before 4AM Stations 1 & 2 were dispatched to the area of 356 Centre Avenue for a Motor Vehicle Accident w/ injuries. (Quick-Fil, A.K.A. Texaco) Before any fire units could get on scene, County Comm Center advised of a vehicle accident with injuries and confirming entrapment. Chief 722, Rescue 727, and Engine 732 went responding and found a victim entrapped in a vehicle (Tractor Trailer vs. a car). Crews on scene worked hard and got the victim out of the vehicle and sent them to an awaiting landing zone, set up by Fire District 41 (Cressona). Personnel on scene cleared the vehicles and debris from the scene and were placed available by incident command, Chief 722.
October 17, 2008- MVA @”The old Texaco”
Welcome to the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department
Schuylkill Haven is located in the southern tier of Schuylkill County. As a department Schuylkill Haven Fire covers an area of roughly twenty-five square miles and a population of around 6,200 residents. The Schuylkill Haven Fire Department is composed of three companies; Rainbow Hose Station 1, Schuylkill Hose Station 2, Liberty Fire Station 4. SHFD currently has three borough chiefs, each representing their respective companies; Borough Chief-Glenn Sattizahn, First Assistant-Mike Donatti, Second Assistant-Andy Motko. At this time as a department we run 4 Engines, 1 Ladder, 1 Light Rescue, 1 Utility Squad, 1 Tanker, 2 Squads, and 3 Inflatable Water Rescue Boats and 1 Aluminum Flat-bottom boat with side scan sonar.